Archive for the ‘Animals’ Category

North Georgia Wildlife Part 10 (Bats)

Most people think of bats as a pest, however they are a very valuable and fascinating part of Georgia’s heritage. They provide a beneficial service by eating flying insects, many of which are considered pests. Did you know a single bat can eat hundreds of mosquitoes in one hour!  They also eat a large numbers […]

North Georgia Wildlife Part 9 (Bobcats)

The bobcat is a native mammal to the North Georgia mountains. They are about twice the size of the common house cat and are generally yellowish brown with various streaks or spots of dark brown and/or black. The under side is usually white with black spots and black bars on the insides of the legs. […]